Romans 11:16-27 NIV

16 If the part of the dough offered as firstfruits1 is holy, then the whole batch is holy; if the root is holy, so are the branches.

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17 If some of the branches have been broken off,2 and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others3 and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root,

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18 do not boast over those branches. If you do, consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you.4

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19 You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in."
20 Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith.5 Do not be arrogant,6 but be afraid.7

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21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.
22 Consider therefore the kindness8 and sternness of God: sternness to those who fell, but kindness to you, provided that you continue9 in his kindness. Otherwise, you also will be cut off.10

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23 And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.11

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24 After all, if you were cut out of an olive tree that is wild by nature, and contrary to nature were grafted into a cultivated olive tree,12 how much more readily will these, the natural branches, be grafted into their own olive tree!

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All Israel Will Be Saved

25 I do not want you to be ignorant13 of this mystery,14 brothers, so that you may not be conceited:15 Israel has experienced a hardening16 in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.17

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26 And so all Israel will be saved,18 as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob.

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27 And this isa my covenant with them when I take away their sins."b19

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    • f 11:27 - Or "will be"
    • g 11:27 - Isaiah 59:20,21; 27:9; Jer. 31:33,34